A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:40:49 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 19:40:49 / November 6, 2016 @ 7:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.216 West, latitude 61.7495 North, depth = 15.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.7 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100075w1, ak14301569. Id of event: ak14301569.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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